Usually when we talk about giant chickens, it’s the nine billion or so big, fat broiler chickens killed every year for our consumption.
And while we usually picture these animals as being too fat to walk and cooped up in their coops being exposed to unnatural light patterns, there is another breed of oversized chickens out there—and it’s even scarier to the unacquainted.
A recent video uploaded to Twitter by @LifesBook_Ceo shows what looks like to be a fairly normal chicken peering out of its chicken house. But once the chicken steps down the stairs of its coop, it looks more like a two-foot tall Tony Soprano walking down the driveway to get his morning paper with a feathered housecoat on.
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We are Pugh Farms Poultry, and we run our own poultry CSA. We offer chicken, duck, and turkey. We raise everything here in the Hudson Valley on locally milled grain. Our birds are on pasture as soon as they’re able to tolerate the weather. Birds raised in the spring, summer and fall, spend their entire lives thereafter on pasture. The winter birds are in the barn when there’s snow on the ground or freezing temperatures. We don’t treat our birds or land with any herbicides, pesticides, hormones or antibiotics.
Our poultry products are available for CSA pick-up or purchase at farmers markets in Suffern, Haverstraw, West Point, and Rye Brook. The Suffern and Rye Brook markets are year round, and we attend each market once a … Read the rest
“I’m a photographer living in Brooklyn, NY with my husband, daughter and 3 chickens. I’m learning as I go about gardening, composting and raising chickens for eggs in an urban environment. Living a more sustainable life in an environment where it is easy to be out-of-touch with nature is a challenge we are undertaking as a family.”
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